The Enlightenment World

The Enlightenment World

by Martin FitzpatrickIain McCalman Christa Knellwolf and others

Hardback Publication Date: 22/07/2004

  $368.00
The Enlightenment World offers an informed, comprehensive and up-to-date analysis of the European Enlightenment (c. 1720-1800) as both an historical epoch and a cultural formation.


This prestigious collection begins with the intellectual origins of the Enlightenment, and spans early formations up to both contemporary and modern critics of the Enlightenment.


The chapters, written by leading international experts, represent the most cutting-edge research within the field and include:




The High Enlightenment
Polite Culture and the Arts
Reforming the World
Material and Pop Culture
Transformations and Exploration.


Covering topics as diverse as government, fashion, craftsmen and artisans, philanthropy, cross-cultural encounters, feminism, censorship, science and education, this volume will provide essential reading for all students of the Enlightenment.
ISBN:
9780415215756
9780415215756
Category:
History
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
22-07-2004
Language:
English
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Pages:
736
Dimensions (mm):
248x171x46mm
Weight:
1.36kg

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